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2011 Agharta

Light label condition issue

ITEM 8095312 - Removed from a subterranean wine cellar

Bidder Quantity Amount Total
2 $35
Item Sold Amount Date
I8123214 1 $21 Feb 27, 2022
I8123214 1 $20 Feb 27, 2022
I8123213 1 $21 Feb 27, 2022
I8123213 1 $20 Feb 27, 2022
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RATINGS

90Vinous / IWC

The 2011 Black Label is 100% Syrah that spent five years in oak... There is good aromatic nuance in the glass, but in my view, the 2011 is lacking a bit in both fruit and freshness, which gives the wines a slightly faded feel...

PRODUCER

Agharta

Agharta Wines is in Forestville, in Sonoma County. It was founded by Pax Mahle, who made a reputation as a maker of Syrah at Pax Wine Cellars, which he founded. Mahle named Agharta after a jazz piece by trumpeter Miles Davis and has focused his Agharta wines on producing Bordeaux and Rhone Valley style wines. Agharta makes Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and red and white blends.

REGION

United States, California, North Coast

North Coast AVA includes California’s most prestigious sub-appellations and vineyards. The three million acre area includes vineyards in six counties north of San Francisco and nearly 50 sub-appellations. The Napa Valley and Sonoma County AVAs are just two of the renowned sub-appellations included in the North Coast designation, which also includes the AVAs Diamond Mountain District, Howell Mountain, Oakville, Stag’s Leap and Rutherford, which are all among the most acclaimed wine producing districts in California. The North Coast AVA designation is generally used for wines made by blending grapes grown in several counties or AVAs. The appellation includes part of the counties of Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Marin, Solano and Lake.

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